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Affiliate membership

Affiliate Membership is available to individuals whose work or studies bring them into contact with or gives them an interest in pharmacology, and those with pharmacology qualifications who no longer work in the field. This may include nurses, science teachers, science administrators and science writers.

Applicants for Affiliate Membership should include a statement on their CV explaining why they wish to join the Society.

Please read the Membership Declaration before agreeing to the terms on the online application form.

Application fee: £70 (see further information on membership fees below)


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Membership fees: further information

Membership fees are due on application and then on 1 January each year. Applications between 1 October and 31 December each year are charged at £87.50, but no annual fee is due on the 1 January following the first payment.

On renewal

  • Direct Debit: £50*
  • Debit/Credit Card (by 1 February): £60  

*Direct Debit payment is offered with a discount of £20 against Affiliate Membership, Early Career Membership, Full Membership and Fellowship dues.

Paying by Direct Debit (UK renewals only)

Direct Debit from a UK bank account is a simple and convenient way to pay your membership dues. To pay your renewal by Direct Debit you will need to set this up before 30 September. We can only accept payment by Direct Debit if we receive your instruction before this deadline.

Other payment methods

If you are unable to pay by Direct Debit because you do not have a UK bank account, you can pay securely and conveniently by credit or debit card via the My Society section of the website. Discounts for prompt payment are available against Affiliate Membership, Early Career Membership, Full Membership and Fellowship dues and Annual Renewal Notices will show the discounted rate on the basis that payment will be received strictly within 30 days of the annual renewal date (1 January). The Society reserves the right to impose a surcharge for late payment.